Traditional Chinese medicine is based on the belief that energy (chi or qi) flows through and around the body along pathways called meridians. Acupuncturists and other practitioners of this medicine believe that illness occurs when something either blocks or makes your chi is unbalanced. To help increase the flow of chi throughout the body, the organs can function more efficiently.
Each meridian in the body corresponds to a different internal organ. Meridians have pressure points, and is believed to practice massage or acupuncture at these points can help release any locked in the meridian qi, which in turn releases the tension in the corresponding organ. If you hold down the point qi is based on the channel to invigorate the body.
It is believed that can improve your health, mood and energize your body by placing an ice cube in a given point in the neck. If the practice of massage or acupuncture, or’ve been waiting to try it, this is a quick, easy and safe to explore the theory of Chinese medicine in the country way.
The point where the neck is between the tendons in the back of the neck at the base of the skull and upper neck, near the base of the hairline. In acupuncture, this point is called Feng Fu Mansion or wind. Acupuncturists believe that stimulation of this point promotes the general welfare. To get started, all you need is a bucket of ice.
sit or lie on your stomach and put an ice cube in Feng Fu point in the neck. You’ll want to keep it there for twenty minutes, or secure it with something such as a bandage or a scarf. The cold feels unpleasant at first, but within 30-60 seconds should be able to feel the heat influx to the point where the neck.
This method may be repeated in the morning and before bedtime to stimulate the release of endorphins in the bloodstream and create energy. According to Chinese medicine, this practice can restore and maintain the physiological balance, while rejuvenating, strengthen and energize the body. Gating point Feng Fu also believed that:
- improve sleep quality
- Improve the digestive system
- Remove frequent colds
- Reduce headache, toothache and joint pain
- improve breathing
- cure gastrointestinal problems
- Management of thyroid disorders
- Help with asthma
- help in relieving arthritis
- Management menstrual disorders
- helps to control stress, fatigue and depression
it should be noted that this method is not recommended if you have a pacemaker, if you are pregnant, or if you have epilepsy or schizophrenia. Watch the video below to learn more about using the method of ice to energize your body by stimulating the point of Feng Fu.
This guy proves tape with a bag of ice! See for yourself!
For more information on point-Fu Feng, take a look at the video below!